OBP offers access to valuable resources, discounts, and relationships that help them save money and market their products and services. Joining OBP can boost sales and significantly improve your business' visibility and credibility.
OBP offers businesses the opportunity to join together to share news, ideas, and best practices; gain access to group savings on the products and services they use; and become better connected with the markets they serve and the resources they need to serve them.
Whether you are a business with no employees or have hundreds of employees, you can enjoy an exceptional return on investment by leveraging OBP's marketing, savings, advocacy, and networking benefits. See the five tiers of membership below.
STAKEHOLDER | $3,000
You deserve recognition for helping to make our region a prosperous place. As a community benefactor, we know you want to help the region attract and retain talent, build a robust workforce, and drive a growing economy. Stakeholders receive all the services and benefits of Leader, Executive, Classic,and Connector categories, plus the benefits below:
POSITIONING IN OUR COMMUNITY AND REGION
- Gift a membership to a charity, minority or veteran-owned startup of your choice ($200 value) - includes public presentation.
- Oberlin.org annual sponsor ($4,000 value) includes permanent rotating logo on our home page and a link to your company profile and website.
- Tell your business story in Oberlin Community Magazine with a ful page ad and advertorial ($800 Value).
- Private invitation for you and your guest to our annual Leadersip Breakfast. New!
- Unlimited regional branches or up to five additional business profiles in the
Business Directory ($2,000 value).
LEADER | $1,500
You want to work with the other influencers in our community so you never have to worry about missing out on the very opportunities you've been striving for. Watch as your team gets stronger as they are better informed. Enjoy being among influential leaders who are shaping our community and region. Leaders receive all the benefits of Executive, Classic, and Connector categories, plus the benefits below.
- Reserved seat on the OBP Advisory Council Exclusive!
- Oberlin.org sponsor, rotating logo on home page for six months with link to your company profile and website ($2,000 value) New!
- Pair of Season Tickets to Leadership Luncheons ($540 Value).
- Additional businesses or branches, up to three, listed in Business Directory
- Personal membership representative to customize your membership plan
EXECUTIVE | $750
You want to work with the other influencers in our community so you never have to worry about missing out on the very opportunities you've been striving for. Watch as your team gets stronger as they are better informed. Enjoy being among influential leaders who are shaping our community and region. Executive members receive all the benefits of Classic and Connector categories plus the benefits below.
- Reserved seat at our annual Leaders Breakfast.
- Oberlin.org sponsor, rotating logo on home page for three months ($1,000 value).
- Season Ticket to Leadership Series ($270 Value..)
- Company listed in up to two additional business categories.
- Job postings on Oberlin.org.
- Promotional table and inclusion on the leadership banner at OBP events.
CLASSIC | $350
We know it's hard to balance all the demands of your time and attention. That's why we're committed to giving you services to grow your visibility, to make you famous in the community, and to give you better connections that will save you time and money. Gain visibility without trading your time, and get supported by the most influential people in the community. Classic members receive all the services and benefits of the Connector category, plus the benefits below.
CONNECTOR - MARKETING VISIBILITY
- Ribbon cutting services to celebrate business growth.
- Business spotlight interview published in our blog and social media ($300 Value).
- Highlighted business listing and business profile on Oberlin.org ($300 Value).
- Digital marketing and branding package - SEO optimization ($300 Value)
- Eligible for grand opening ceremonies for new businesses
- Access to cost effective promotional packages - print, social media, video.
CONNECTOR | $200 & CHARITABLE | $150
At OBP, we believe you deserve to find a room full of people just like you who can share your story and become an army of salespeople for you. We understand how hard it is to get connected with the right people who can help you grow your business, which is why we are on a mission to be the number-one connector of business owners.
Connecting to our Community and Region
- Business referrals exclusively for members.
- Search-engine-optimized (SEO) business listing on Oberlin.org helps your Google rankings.
- Invitation to connecting and learning events.
- Regular updates from OBP help you take advantage of business opportunities and insights.
- Learn how to access the features of your membership at our member orientation breakfast.
- Virutal OBP membership logo and window sticker to tell the comunity you're invested in Oberlin.
- Members-only pricing at events.
- Eligible for advertising on Oberlin.org and OBP Social Media venues.
COMMUNITY MEMBER | $30
We are working every day to make Oberlin a vital and vibrant community - to support local small businesses and to create activities and events that showcase our community and make you proud to live here. By becoming a Community Member, you will be kept informed through our monthly newsletter, targeted emails, and social media posts. Help OBP advance and promote the sustainable growth and prosperity of the Oberlin community by becoming a member and participating in community events.
- JOIN TODAY
- Schedule an orientation with an OBP Staff person - 440-774-6262.
- Attend your first event and meet other people like you.
- Get the connections you need to feel capable and well-informed.
- Build relationships with other business owners who often become life-long friends.